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Expat Gifts Luxury Christmas British Hamper

Planning ahead of time at Christmas keeps the chaos at bay. Especially Expat gifts or for friends and family living abroad. Arranging gifts early for pre Christmas delivery keeps stress levels down. Allowing for shipments to arrive before all the

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Granada Christmas Lights

The Spanish Christmas celebrations vary slightly from the festivites in the UK or USA. Celebrations in Spain generally begin around 5th December and continue right through to the end of 6th January. Here is my guide to what´s happening in Granada

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Chocolate Churros in Spain by piccavey

Spanish Churros Showstopper In Autumn 2016 on the Great British Bake Off (Series 7 Ep.4) the showstopper challenge was Spanish Churros. There were quite a few errors when they talked about Churros throughout the programme. Now in the UK a

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Almeria City Spain by @piccavey

Guide to Almeria City + Photos After spending many Summer days in Almeria. I am sorting through hundreds of photos of the City and its province. Some of the pictures (all taken on my Samsung S8+ phone) are pretty good

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Carmen Santa Engracia Granada

An Abandoned Hotel Walking through the lower Albaicin, historic quarter in Granada you can see fabulous views across to the Alhambra. Carrera del Darro is often referred to as the prettiest street in the world. Next to the river, this cobbled street

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Huerta San Vicente Granada Spain F G Lorca

Lorca in Granada One of the most famous Granadinos is Federico García Lorca. A playwright, a poet and theatre director and considered the best Spanish poet of the 20th century. Lorca was born in 1898 in FuenteVaqueros. Since reading ´La

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Benidorm Beach

If you have ever been on a Spanish holiday you may have noticed the way the locals set themselves up for a day at the beach. If you want to enjoy it like a local you are going to need

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View from Jaen Cathedral Spain by piccavey

The Andalusian province of Jaen is known for its Castles and Olive Oil. It is also a wonderful space to connect with nature as it has a vast amount of nature reserves and parks. In June I spent a day

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Books about Spain piccavey blog

50 Spain Books A list of Spain Books for all those who love Spanish food, history and culture. I am often asked for reading recommendations about Spain themes. As I do read quite a lot myself, I thought I would

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Alhambra Palace Granada by piccavey

MICCAI Cultural & Gastronomic Activities Special Programme in Granada from Friday 14th September to Sunday 23rd September 2018   Alhambra Palace Guided Tour Twilight Tour Nasrid Palaces  Enjoy a guided visit of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Alhambra

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